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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Digital ID - How it works

Nexus Smart ID Digital ID is a solution used for centralized identity and credential management. The module includes best practice use cases to manage digital IDs in the enterprise. Digital ID offers the solution to issue and manage smart cards, mobile IDs and software tokens with PKI certificates during the full lifecycle. Digital ID ensures transparency and traceability in enabling qualitative permanent or temporary corporate IDs for employees and consultants. The solution consists of administration tools, self-service, and delegated approval routines.


Digital ID

Use cases
Identity management

Smart card management

PKI chip encoding and certificate management

Mobile virtual smart card management

Software token management

Virtual smart card management

Secure email communication using S/MIME

Server certificate management

Setup of one production system and one non-production system for test, training, and support. Each system contains the following software.

Installation and configuration of the Nexus Smart ID manager (Smart ID Identity Manager (PRIME)) including:

  • PRIME Designer
  • PRIME Explorer
  • PRIME Self-Service

Nexus PRIME Card Production client via Nexus Card SDK

Identity provider functionality of the Smart ID Access Manager (Smart ID Digital Access component (Hybrid Access Gateway)).

Nexus Personal Desktop

Smart ID Mobile App (Personal Mobile)

Smart ID Messaging as a service or on-premises

Integration with one AD or HR system through standard PRIME connectors

Integration with one certificate authority (CA) through standard PRIME connectors. The CA can be one of the following:

  • Nexus Certificate Manager (CM)
  • Microsoft Active Directory Certificate Services (AD CS)

For details on additional features and options, see Digital ID specification

For an overview of the complete Smart ID Workforce offering, see Smart ID Workforce module overview