Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

getBroadcastAddressOctet ( Ip4Octet ; SubnetOctet )

Returns Broadcast Address Octet given Ip4 Octet and Subnet Mask Octet

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  Sample input:
getBroadcastAddressOctet ( 8, 255 )

getBroadcastAddressOctet ( 8, 254 )

getBroadcastAddressOctet ( 8, 252 )
  Sample output:
8

9

11

  Function definition: (Copy & paste into FileMaker's Edit Custom Function window)

This function determins the broadcast octet of a given IP4 Octet and Subnet Octet.
The goal is to find the last possible address within a given subnet that corresponds to the inputted IP address.
Any IP4 address that is within range of the desired subnet address is required, this can be a valid IP or the subnet address itself.

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