Date Formats

Time and date formats in Tenable.io API messages can be in the following formats:

Abbreviated Timestamp

The abbreviated timestamp is formatted as follows:
YYYYMMDDTHHMMSS

This format consists of the following elements:

ElementDescription# of DigitsExample
YYYYYear42018
MMMonth205
DDDay231
TPlaceholder between date and time--T
HHHour in military time216
MMMinute200
SSSecond200

Example

20181017T130000

Standard Timestamp

The standard timestamp follows the ISO-8601 standard.

The standard timestamp contains all the elements of the abbreviated timestamp, but contains additional punctuation for human readability and includes a timezone element, as follows:

YYYY-MM-DDTHH:MM:SS.mssZ

This format consists of the following elements:

ElementDescription# of DigitsExample
YYYYYear42018
MMMonth205
DDDay231
TPlaceholder between date and time--T
HHHour in military time216
MMMinute200
SSSecond200
mssMilliseconds3535
ZCode indicating that the timestamp uses Coordinated Universal Time (UTC), also known as Zulu time1Z

Example

2017-12-31T20:40:44.535Z

Unix Timestamp

The single signed number that represents the date and time in Unix time.

Example

1540944000


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