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SetLastAccessTimeUtc Method

File.SetLastAccessTimeUtc Method

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

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

public static void SetLastAccessTimeUtc(
	string path,
	DateTime lastAccessTimeUtc
)

Parameters

path
Type: System.String

The file for which to set the access date and time information.

lastAccessTimeUtc
Type: System.DateTime

A DateTime containing the value to set for the last access date and time of path. This value is expressed in UTC time.

ExceptionCondition
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 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.

FileNotFoundException

The specified path was not found.

UnauthorizedAccessException

The caller does not have the required permission.

NotSupportedException

path is in an invalid format.

ArgumentOutOfRangeException

lastAccessTimeUtc specifies a value outside the range of dates or times permitted for this operation.

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.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

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