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IPAddress.Broadcast Field

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

Namespace:  System.Net
Assembly:  System (in System.dll)

Public Shared ReadOnly Broadcast As IPAddress
Dim value As IPAddress 

value = IPAddress.Broadcast

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

The following example prints the Broadcast address to the console.

Public Sub PrintBroadcastAddress()
    ' gets the IP Broadcast address and convert it to string. 
    Dim IpAddressString As [String] = IPAddress.Broadcast.ToString()
    Console.WriteLine((ControlChars.Cr + "Broadcast IP address : " + IpAddressString))
End Sub 'PrintBroadcastAddress
void PrintBroadcastAddress() {
   // Get the IP Broadcast address and convert it to string.
   String*  IpAddressString = IPAddress::Broadcast->ToString();
   Console::WriteLine(S"\nBroadcast IP address : {0}", IpAddressString);

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 2.0, 1.0