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Directory.GetLastAccessTime Method

When it is called by trusted applications, 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.

Platform Notes

Silverlight for Windows Phone Silverlight for Windows Phone

 This member has a SecurityCriticalAttribute attribute on Silverlight for Windows Phone, because the attribute was present in Silverlight 3. This attribute restricts this member to internal use. Application code that uses this member throws a MethodAccessException.

Silverlight

Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: Xbox 360, Windows Phone OS 7.0

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

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