Converting "Miliseconds Since 1970" to Readable Date Format

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By Veli-Matti Luotonen

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Posted: 27 Jun 2007


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


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

d=new Date();
d.setTime(IDVault.get(recipient,'user','endDate') *1000);

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

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