Nexus' software components have new names:

Nexus PRIME -> Smart ID Identity Manager
Nexus Certificate Manager -> Smart ID Certificate Manager
Nexus Hybrid Access Gateway -> Smart ID Digital Access component
Nexus Personal -> Smart ID clients

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This article describes planned features and improvements in Smart ID Certificate Manager (CM).

Latest release

For news and release notes, see Certificate Manager news.

Go here to see a list of the currently supported versions of Certificate Manager.

In progress


Coming features


ACME for external CAs

CM ACME to Identity Manager connector to enable external CAs sign the certificate.

In progressCertificate Manager


Add automated processes for configuration, deployment and scalability.

In progressCertificate Manager

DNS Certificate Authority Authorization (CAA)

Verify against domain name server (DNS) if the certificate authority (CA) is allowed to issue certificates with that domain name.

PlannedCertificate Manager

Web client for Registration Authority

Add web interfaces for Registration Authority (RA) operations. Support for Smart ID Mobile App for officer login and for signing of requests.

PlannedCertificate Manager

Smart ID Mobile App officers used with the CM REST API

Allow logging in to web clients which are based on the Rest API.

PlannedCertificate Manager

Approval functionality

Use Nexus Personal for approvals during certificate issuance process.

PlannedCertificate Manager

Simplified upgrade process

Continuously work on simplifying the upgrade process.

PlannedCertificate Manager

Research projects

Exploit the results from ongoing research projects, for example new standards or new features.

PlannedCertificate Manager

Support for additional protocols

Continuously add support for relevant protocols and standards.

PlannedCertificate Manager

Nexus reserves the right to change the roadmap due to recent requests. 


If you want to know more about our roadmaps and plans for the future, do not hesitate to contact us