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IPAddress.Broadcast Field

Provides the IP broadcast address. This field is read-only.

Namespace:  System.Net
Assemblies:   System (in System.dll)
  System.Net.Primitives (in System.Net.Primitives.dll)

public static readonly IPAddress Broadcast

The Broadcast field is equivalent to 255.255.255.255 in dotted-quad notation.

The following example prints the Broadcast address to the console.

public void PrintBroadcastAddress()
{
  // Get the IP Broadcast address and convert it to string. 
  string ipAddressString = IPAddress.Broadcast.ToString();
  Console.WriteLine("Broadcast IP address: {0}", ipAddressString);
}

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8

Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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