Release Date: 2022-08-31
Bug fixes in Nexus Timestamp Server 2.2.1
QC statement parsing exception
A bug which caused failure in the QC statement parsing from the Timestamp Server response signer certificate is now fixed.
Broken TLSv1.3 with RSA in Java 11.0.12
Java 11.0.12 altered the way TLSv1.3 works with RSASSA-PSS based TLS certificates, which also affected regular RSA based TLS certificates. This is now fixed.
Nexus Timestamp Server 2.2.0
Java 11 Support
Nexus Timestamp Server now supports Oracle and OpenJDK Java 11. See Nexus Timestamp Server requirements and interoperability.
Removed Java 8 Support
Nexus Timestamp Server no longer supports Java 8.
Removed License Viewer WEB GUI
The License Viewer WEB GUI has been removed.
Removed Transaction Limiting
It is no longer possible to limit the amount of transaction based on the license.
Nexus Timestamp Server 2.1
RFC 5816 Support
Functionality has been added to support ESSCertIDv2, specified in ETSI 319 422. See https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc5816. This option is configurable in the
Network Time Protocol Support
The Timestamp server now supports NTP configuration to verify its local clock against UTC servers. A new filter,
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
HSM Pin Pad Support
Configuration has been added to timestamp.properties to support pin pad enabled HSMs. See Global service settings for 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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