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File.GetLastAccessTimeUtc Method

Returns the date and time, in coordinated universal time (UTC), that the specified file or directory was last accessed.

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

public static DateTime GetLastAccessTimeUtc (
	string path
)
public static DateTime GetLastAccessTimeUtc (
	String path
)
public static function GetLastAccessTimeUtc (
	path : String
) : DateTime
Not applicable.

Parameters

path

The file or directory for which to obtain access date and time information.

Return Value

A DateTime structure set to the date and time that the specified file or directory was last accessed. This value is expressed in UTC time.

Exception typeCondition

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 as defined by InvalidPathChars.

ArgumentNullException

path is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

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

path is in an invalid format.

If the file described in the path parameter does not exist, this method returns 12:00 midnight, January 1, 1601 A.D. (C.E.) Coordinated Universal Time (UTC).

The path parameter is permitted to specify relative or absolute path information. Relative path information is interpreted as relative to the current working directory. To obtain the current working directory, see GetCurrentDirectory.

For a list of common I/O tasks, see Common I/O Tasks.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

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