SqlFunctions.CurrentTimestamp Method ()

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Returns the current date and time.

Namespace:   System.Data.Objects.SqlClient
Assembly:  System.Data.Entity (in System.Data.Entity.dll)

[EdmFunctionAttribute("SqlServer", "CURRENT_TIMESTAMP")]
public static Nullable<DateTime> CurrentTimestamp()

Return Value

Type: System.Nullable<DateTime>

The current date and time.

You cannot call this function directly. This function can only appear within a LINQ to Entities query.

This function is translated to a corresponding function in the database. For information about the corresponding SQL Server function, see CURRENT_TIMESTAMP (Transact-SQL).

.NET Framework
Available since 4.0
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