The Timestamp server now supports NTP configuration to verify its local clock against UTC servers. A new filter, ntp.NTPFilter, has been added for this purpose in service.properties. See Description of filters in Nexus Timestamp Server. This is a requirement specified in ETSI 319 421.
Private Key Extension
Added support for validating the private key usage period from the TS signing certificate (if stated). This is specified in ETSI 319 421.
User Certificate Verification Filter Changes
Filters that verifies user certificates, for example validation.CertificateVerificationFilter andvalidation.OCSPValidationFilternow expects a user certificate to be sent through the chain. If no user certificate is provided, the filters will not continue and will throw an error. In other words, these filters requires SSL with client authentication enabled. See Description of filters in Nexus Timestamp Server.
The filter GlobalClockFilter has changed name to ClockFilter and has been improved.
Nexus Timestamp Server 2.0
The product has been renamed from Nexus Nano Timestamp Server to Nexus Timestamp Server. Traces of 'nano' may still be present.
Scrambling of sensitive parameters
It is now possible to scramble sensitive parameters in the configuration files by adding ".encrypted" at the end of the parameter. This is further described in the Administrator's Guide.
Hardware Token Setup
The tool hwsetup (Hardware Token Setup) is now bundled, making it easier to generate and use keys on an HSM. This is further described in the Administrator's Guide.
Windows Server support
Support has been added to run Timestamp Server on Windows Server.
Timestamp Server has been updated to run on Java 8 and on a 64-bit JVM.
The HSM Support has been changed to make use of Nexus PKCS#11 in line with other PKI products from Nexus.
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