CompTIA Network+ N10-006 Q761

A network administrator wishes to ensure there are no unnecessary open communication paths into a server. Using a port scanner, the administrator finds that ports are reports as closed. Which of the following BEST explains this response?

A. The ports belong to an active system and are denying requests.
B. The ports are associated with deprecated services.
C. The ports do not belong to a live system.
D. The ports replied with a SYN/ACK response.

Correct Answer: C