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: 1.8

Release date: 2021-12-14

Detailed features list


Jira ticket noDescription

Added support for P12 import from file into Virtual Smart Card (VSC) profile without the need for pre-creation of the VSC. Read more here: Create virtual smart card


Added support for PIN reset / Adminkey change for Smart Cards not related to any profile in Smart ID Desktop App.


Windows 10 revision 1903 or higher is required for MS Store version of Smart ID Desktop App. See here: Smart ID Desktop App requirements and interoperability.


Upgrade from sideload to MSI version and vice versa is now supported.

Corrected bugs

Jira ticket noDescription

Solved an issue where the complete Yubikey could be deleted instead of the intended Yubikey profile.


Solved an issue where PIN reset for a VSC did not work.


Solved an issue where the replace VSC process failed with "AdminKeyChangeFailed" error.


Solved an issue with JWT cross-platform inconsistency manifested in the Smart ID Desktop App.


There is a limitation regarding older versions of Windows.

See Limitations for Smart ID Desktop App.


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