The default broadcast address is created using the local IP address and subnet mask. The subnet mask indicates which portion
of the IP address identifies the network, and which part identifies the host.
For example, for a subnet of 10.24.98.x, with a mask of 255.255.255.0, the default broadcast address would be 10.24.98.255.
When specifying an IPv6 address on a Windows platform, the interface identifier should be used. Unix platforms support both
interface identifiers and interface names in IPv6 addresses. The interface identifier is required on Linux (kernel 2.6.13