Converting “Miliseconds Since 1970″ to Readable Date Format



By: vm_luotonen

June 27, 2007 4:10 am

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Problem

In IDM UserApp, I need to convert an attribute value saved in eDirectory as “milliseconds from 1970″ to a readable date format.

Solution

Add the following code for reading the attribute into the form:

d=new Date();
d.setTime(IDVault.get(recipient,'user','endDate') *1000);
p=d.getDate()+"."+d.getMonth()+"."+d.getFullYear();

Note that the Attribute end date must be added to the Directory Abstraction Layer.

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  1. By:lcw5525

    d=new Date();
    d.setTime((IDVault.get(null, (field.getValues()).toString(), ‘user’, ‘DisabledDate’)) *1000);
    p=d.getDate()+”.”+d.getMonth()+”.”+d.getFullYear();

    i used this code, it return some value like>> NaN NaN

    why izzit it like this? how can i convert it into a readable date format?

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