Charter ARP Leak

Phil Bedard bedard.phil at
Tue Dec 30 05:13:02 UTC 2014

They generally use IPDR on the CMTS for accounting, and I don't believe it counts ARP.  


-----Original Message-----
From: "Ricky Beam" <jfbeam at>
Sent: ‎12/‎29/‎2014 11:34 PM
To: "Corey Touchet" <corey.touchet at>
Cc: "nanog at" <nanog at>
Subject: Re: Charter ARP Leak

On Mon, 29 Dec 2014 17:41:45 -0500, Corey Touchet  
<corey.touchet at> wrote:

> We'll I would for one be very interested if the 8 ARP packets a second  
> count against the caps.

Depends on where and what counters they probe. I would assume they look at  
"unicast" fields, so it wouldn't counted. (of course, *I* would use  
netflow accounting, but I care about my data being accurate.)


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