PersonalizationAdministration.ResetInactiveUserState Method (DateTime)


Resets all per-user personalization state information in the underlying data store, based on the specified parameter.

Namespace:   System.Web.UI.WebControls.WebParts
Assembly:  System.Web (in System.Web.dll)

public static int ResetInactiveUserState(
	DateTime userInactiveSinceDate


Type: System.DateTime

The last date a user's personalization information was accessed.

Return Value

Type: System.Int32

The number of rows in the underlying data store that were reset.

Exception Condition

The provider for a personalization provider defined in configuration is not of the correct type.

- or -

The length of the string of any parameter is greater than 256 characters.


A configuration exception occurred while attempting to create and initialize an instance of one of the configured personalization providers.

- or -

The default personalization provider defined in configuration could not be found.


The default provider returned a negative number for the count.

This method resets all per-user state information in the underlying data store, where the user's LastActivityDate property value is less than or equal to the UserInactiveSinceDate value.

If UserInactiveSinceDate is set to MaxValue, this method resets all per-user data in the underlying data store.

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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