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How to tell if a port is available for VMware vCenter ?

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I'm running Microsoft Port Query.  It says that certain ports are "NOT LISTENING".

Meanwhile, the VMware vCenter Server installation procedure indicates that these ports must be "available".

Is "NOT LISTENING" the same as "available"?

Ports-available.pdf

Do I have to create a new firewall rule for every one of the ports listed in the procedure, i.e. 80, 443, 514, 1514, 7444, 6502, 6501, 6500, 902, and 9443 ...

plus 88, 389, 636, 2012, 2014, 2020, 7080, 11711, and 11712


Thanks
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