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Current UTC Date/Time.

  public dateTime NowUTC()

Returns

dateTime


Remarks

NowUTC() does not require logging into the system. This API allows the developer to test connectivity and easily obtain UTC time.


Code Example

C#

using System.Xml;
using System.Web.Services.Protocols;
using ECGridService = <ProjectName>.net.ecgridos;

try
{
    using (ECGridService.ECGridOSAPIv3 ECGrid = new ECGridService.ECGridOSAPIv3())
    {
        try
        {

            DateTime CurrentUTCDate = ECGrid.NowUTC();

        }
        catch (SoapException SoapEx)
        {
            // See SOAP Exceptions in the Appendix
            var ECG_Ex = CatchException(SoapEx);
            Console.WriteLine($"ECGridOS Soap Exception: {ECG_Ex.ErrorCode} , Item: {ECG_Ex.ErrorItem}, Message: {ECG_Ex.ErrorMessage}, String: {ECG_Ex.ErrorString}");
        }
    } // END USING
}
catch (Exception ex){ Console.WriteLine("Unhandled Exception: " + ex.ToString()); }

SOAP 1.1

The following is a sample SOAP 1.1 request and response. The placeholders shown need to be replaced with actual values.

POST /v4.1/prod/ECGridOS.asmx HTTP/1.1
Host: os.ecgrid.io
Content-Type: text/xml; charset=utf-8
Content-Length: length
SOAPAction: "https://os.ecgrid.io/NowUTC"

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<soap:Envelope xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance" xmlns:xsd="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema" xmlns:soap="http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/soap/envelope/">
  <soap:Body>
    <NowUTC xmlns="https://os.ecgrid.io/" />
  </soap:Body>
</soap:Envelope>
HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Content-Type: text/xml; charset=utf-8
Content-Length: length

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<soap:Envelope xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance" xmlns:xsd="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema" xmlns:soap="http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/soap/envelope/">
  <soap:Body>
    <NowUTCResponse xmlns="https://os.ecgrid.io/">
      <NowUTCResult>dateTime</NowUTCResult>
    </NowUTCResponse>
  </soap:Body>
</soap:Envelope>

SOAP 1.2

The following is a sample SOAP 1.2 request and response. The placeholders shown need to be replaced with actual values.

POST /v4.1/prod/ECGridOS.asmx HTTP/1.1
Host: os.ecgrid.io
Content-Type: application/soap+xml; charset=utf-8
Content-Length: length

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<soap12:Envelope xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance" xmlns:xsd="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema" xmlns:soap12="http://www.w3.org/2003/05/soap-envelope">
  <soap12:Body>
    <NowUTC xmlns="https://os.ecgrid.io/" />
  </soap12:Body>
</soap12:Envelope>
HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Content-Type: application/soap+xml; charset=utf-8
Content-Length: length

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<soap12:Envelope xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance" xmlns:xsd="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema" xmlns:soap12="http://www.w3.org/2003/05/soap-envelope">
  <soap12:Body>
    <NowUTCResponse xmlns="https://os.ecgrid.io/">
      <NowUTCResult>dateTime</NowUTCResult>
    </NowUTCResponse>
  </soap12:Body>
</soap12:Envelope>

HTTP GET

The following is a sample HTTP GET request and response. The placeholders shown need to be replaced with actual values.

GET /v4.1/prod/ECGridOS.asmx/NowUTC? HTTP/1.1
Host: os.ecgrid.io
HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Content-Type: text/xml; charset=utf-8
Content-Length: length

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<dateTime xmlns="https://os.ecgrid.io/">dateTime</dateTime>

HTTP POST

The following is a sample HTTP POST request and response. The placeholders shown need to be replaced with actual values.

POST /v4.1/prod/ECGridOS.asmx/NowUTC HTTP/1.1
Host: os.ecgrid.io
Content-Type: application/x-www-form-urlencoded
Content-Length: length

HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Content-Type: text/xml; charset=utf-8
Content-Length: length

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<dateTime xmlns="https://os.ecgrid.io/">dateTime</dateTime>

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