InternetTimeFromSystemTime function (wininet.h)

Formats a date and time according to the HTTP version 1.0 specification.


BOOL InternetTimeFromSystemTime(
  [in]  const SYSTEMTIME *pst,
  [in]  DWORD            dwRFC,
  [out] LPSTR            lpszTime,
  [in]  DWORD            cbTime


[in] pst

Pointer to a SYSTEMTIME structure that contains the date and time to format.

[in] dwRFC

RFC format used. Currently, the only valid format is INTERNET_RFC1123_FORMAT.

[out] lpszTime

Pointer to a string buffer that receives the formatted date and time. The buffer should be of size INTERNET_RFC1123_BUFSIZE.

[in] cbTime

Size of the lpszTime buffer, in bytes.

Return value

Returns TRUE if the function succeeds, or FALSE otherwise. To get extended error information, call GetLastError.


Note  WinINet does not support server implementations. In addition, it should not be used from a service. For server implementations or services use Microsoft Windows HTTP Services (WinHTTP).


Requirement Value
Minimum supported client Windows 2000 Professional [desktop apps only]
Minimum supported server Windows 2000 Server [desktop apps only]
Target Platform Windows
Header wininet.h
Library Wininet.lib
DLL Wininet.dll

See also

Common Functions

WinINet Functions