Available in all subroutines.

Converts an integer, representing seconds since the Unix Epoch, to a time variable.

If the time argument is invalid then this returns a time value that stringifies to datetime out of bounds.

To convert a string, use std.time instead.


declare local var.once TIME;
set var.once = std.integer2time(1136239445);
# var.once now represents "Mon, 02 Jan 2006 22:04:05 GMT"

Try it out

std.integer2time is used in the following solution recipes. Recipes apply VCL to real-world use cases and can be deployed as-is, or adapted for your own service. See the full list of recipesfor more inspiration.

Click RUN on a sample below to provision a Fastly service, execute the code on Fastly, and see how the function behaves.

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