This documentation supports the 11.2 version of BMC Discovery.

To view an earlier version of the product, select the version from the Product version menu.



Takes a UTC time string and converts it into an internal datetime object. It is not adjusted for timezones or daylight saving time.

A wide range of date formats are supported including:

European formats

  • dd/mm/yyyy
  • dd-mm-yyyy

US formats

  • mm/dd/yyyy
  • mm-dd-yyyy

ISO formats

  • yyyy/mm/dd
  • yyyy-mm-dd
  • yyyymmdd

Literal formats

  • day, month, year
  • month, day, year
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