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This article describes how you as an operator locks an active virtual smart card for a user in Smart ID Identity Manager.

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  • The virtual smart card must be in state "active"

Step-by-step instruction for the operator

  1. Log in to Identity Manager Operator with your user account.
  1. In the Quick search drop-down list, select User. Search for user that you shall lock a virtual smart card for.
  2. Click Lock virtual smart card.

    To cancel the process, see "Cancel the process" below.

  3. Click Next and the virtual smart card is locked.

To cancel the process:

  • Click Cancel to close the process.
  • Click Next to proceed with the process.

Use case details

Use case description

As an operator I want to lock an active virtual smart card for a user

  • End state for virtual smart card = "locked"
  • End state for the certificates in Identity Manager = "revoked"
  • End state for the certificates in CA = "unspecified"
Symbolic name


Process name

Lock virtual smart card


Identity Manager Operator

Required virtual smart card state


Process start

On the virtual smart card object > Lock virtual smart card


There are no options for this use case.

Use case scenarios

  • An operator wants to lock an active virtual smart card for a user

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