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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 gives information about the different credentials that can be used with the Nexus GO Workforce service. The available credentials and their requirements are described.

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Smart cards

Thales IDPrime MD930 / Thales IDPrime MD940

  • Uses "Plug-n-play"
  • No additional software is required to use the cards
  • Uses offline unblock/change PIN (no internet required, challenge-response functionality in Windows OS)
  • Minidriver for Thales IDPrime MD930/MD940 is included in OS driver catalogue for later versions of Windows 10/11 and MacOS.

For encoding of MD930/MD940, follow the steps under heading "Thales end-user tools" in GO Workforce software installation guide.

  • Encoding is only available on up-to-date version of Windows 10 due to Smart ID Desktop App requirements.
  • No NFC functionality. 

Siemens Atos CardOS 5.3 / Siemens Atos CardOS 5.3 DI

  • CardOS DI cards enables NFC functionality (shared mobile devices).
  • Minidriver for CardOS is included with Personal Desktop Client, and you must install this software to be able to use the cards on later versions of Windows 10/11 and MacOS.
  • See here for information about how to install it: Install Personal Desktop Client.
  1. To be able to encode CardOS cards, you need configuration files for Personal Desktop Client. These files are provided by the GO Services team.
  2. Also install Smart ID Desktop App. Download the Smart ID Desktop App from Microsoft Store (search for "Nexus Smart ID"): https://apps.microsoft.com/store/apps
  • Encoding is only available on up-to-date version of Windows 10 due to Smart ID Desktop App requirements.
  • Requires additional middleware software installation (Nexus Personal Desktop Client).

Hardware security keys

Alternative to smart card.

  1. Install Smart ID Desktop App. Download the Smart ID Desktop App from Microsoft Store (search for "Nexus Smart ID"): https://apps.microsoft.com/store/apps
  • Encoding is only available on up-to-date version of Windows 10 due to Smart ID Desktop App requirements.

Virtual smart cards

  1. Install Smart ID Desktop App. Download the Smart ID Desktop App from Microsoft Store (search for "Nexus Smart ID"): https://apps.microsoft.com/store/apps

Mobile ID