Date query for report to find active / inactive users logging in within last 6 months

Posted on 2007-11-29
Last Modified: 2010-04-21
I have a DotNet site that I am creating some reports for with SQL Reporting Services 2005 and I need to build a query that will show me the following:

1. Active Users (logging into site within last 6 months)
2. Inactive Users (have not logged into site within last 6 months)

This is from the standard aspnet_Users log table.  The date field to query is called "LastActivityDate".

TIA for any expert knowledge!
Question by:dstjohnjr
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Expert Comment

ID: 20378759
select * from aspnet_Users
where DateAdd(m, -6, getdate() <= LastActivityDate

select * from aspnet_Users
where DateAdd(m, -6, getdate() > LastActivityDate

Author Comment

ID: 20378861
Hmmm.... That doesn't appear to be it.

select * from aspnet_Users
where DateAdd(m, -6, getdate() <= LastActivityDate)

First off, I needed to add a closing paren.

Next, I'm getting this error:

Msg 102, Level 15, State 1, Line 2
Incorrect syntax near '<'.

Is that the right operator for Less than or equal to?

Thanks for your help!
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Accepted Solution

imitchie earned 500 total points
ID: 20379069
crikey! my mind is getting blinded by the brackets... sorry

select * from aspnet_Users
where DateAdd(m, -6, getdate()) <= LastActivityDate

select * from aspnet_Users
where DateAdd(m, -6, getdate()) > LastActivityDate

Author Closing Comment

ID: 31411834
Sorry this is so late.  Thanks for the excellent expert help!

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