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Free CompTIA Network+ N10-008 Practice Question

Why is it considered a best practice to disable switch ports that are not in use within a network infrastructure?

  • To reduce the number of active ports that could potentially serve as entry points for unauthorized users or devices.

  • To avoid IP address exhaustion due to a limited DHCP scope.

  • To decrease network complexity and the associated overhead for network administrators.

  • To increase the speed of the network by preventing unused ports from generating traffic.

  • To conserve power consumed by the network infrastructure.

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CompTIA Network+ N10-008 / 
Network Security
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