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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Version: 3.12.16

Release date: 2022-09-16

For information on how to upgrade from Smart ID Identity Manager 3.11 to 3.12, read this instruction: Upgrade from PRIME 3.11 to PRIME 3.12.



Improved reader selection handling with USB-tokens

Due to an issue in the Java environment, it can happen that the available PC/SC readers are not properly updated, when removing and connecting USB-tokens or smart card readers. Therefore, a workaround has been implemented to mitigate the Java issue and always provide a reliable and updated list of connected PC/SC readers.

Corrected bugs


The translation of the pre-login process link in the Identity Manager Operator login screen was not working correctly. This has been fixed now, pre-login process is displayed according to the language selection.


Forcing block PIN after smart card encoding did only work for card profiles that allow 4-digit PINs. This has been fixed, now also cards with any PIN length can be blocked right after the encoding.


Sending out emails when object history validation fails did not work. This has been fixed.


3rd party library "ehcache" was checking automatically for updates in the internet (calling This automatic update check has now been disabled.


For information on limitations, see Limitations for Identity Manager.


Contact Information

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