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 different ways to integrate Smart ID Identity Manager with Active Directory (AD) and other Microsoft services for various use cases. 

Use caseSee instructions
Set up AD as data source

Integrate Identity Manager with Active Directory

Export data to AD

Set up data export to external data source from Identity Manager. Follow the instructions for LDAP directory export.

Set up LDAP authentication to Identity Manager

Set up authentication profile in Identity Manager with either the type LDAP or LDAP Core Object.

Publish certificates to AD accounts

Set up data export to external data source from Identity Manager. Follow the instructions in LDAP directory export.

As an alternative, it is possible to publish certificates via Smart ID Certificate Manager, if it is used.  

Set up Active Directory Certificate Services (ADCS) as certificate authority (CA)

Integrate Identity Manager with Microsoft ADCS

Set up Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS) as SAML IDP

Follow the instructions in Enable two-factor authentication to Identity Manager clients via SAML federation. Instead of Smart ID Digital Access component, do similar settings for ADFS.