How to manage Static IPs to customers

K. Scott Helms kscott.helms at
Fri May 8 20:00:06 UTC 2020

The spec allows for bridging or layer 3 but none of the major or certified
manufacturers support bridging on larger platforms.  (>1000 modems)

Scott Helms

On Fri, May 8, 2020 at 3:56 PM Brandon Martin <lists.nanog at>

> I'm curious...
> Is it part of the DOCSIS spec that the CMTS terminates L3, or can they
> bridge to IEEE 802(.3) and delegate that to some other piece of gear?
> I'm unfortunately not familiar with the MSO world much at all aside from
> a little bit of L1.
> --
> Brandon Martin
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