Directory.GetLastAccessTime Method

July 28, 2014

Returns the date and time the specified file or directory was last accessed.

Namespace:  System.IO
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

public static DateTime GetLastAccessTime(
	string path
)

Parameters

path
Type: System.String
The file or directory for which to obtain access date and time information.

Return Value

Type: System.DateTime
A DateTime structure set to the date and time the specified file or directory was last accessed. This value is expressed in local time.

ExceptionCondition
UnauthorizedAccessException

The caller does not have the required permission.

ArgumentException

path is a zero-length string, contains only white space, or contains one or more invalid characters.

ArgumentNullException

path is null.

PathTooLongException

The specified path, file name, or both exceed the system-defined maximum length. For example, on Windows-based platforms, paths must be less than 248 characters and file names must be less than 260 characters.

NotSupportedException

The path parameter is in an invalid format.

Version Notes

Windows Phone

 This member has a SecurityCriticalAttribute attribute. This attribute restricts this member to internal use. Application code that uses this member throws a MethodAccessException.

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0

Windows Phone

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