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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This article describes planned features and improvements in Smart ID Workforce.

In progress


Coming features




Docker deployment

Align the deployment strategy for all Smart ID components, by moving them to Docker. Docker files will be available as docker-compose and for Kubernetes deployment.

In progressSmart ID

ACME support

Support certificate lifecycle management via the ACME protocol, including registration and deregistration of ACME accounts (with optional domain whitelisting), automated certificate enrollment via Protocol Gateway, reporting, reminding and revocation.

In progress

Certificate Manager

Common install guide

Provide one common entry point on Nexus DOC with all the relevant information to install a complete Smart ID solution.

In progressSmart ID

Certificate bootstrapping

Align certificate bootstrapping for Smart ID, by giving all components the same bootstrap certificates and the same approach how to replace them.

PlannedSmart ID

Common database initialization

Provide the possibility to add a description and version information to the configuration deployment, for better control of which configuration is deployed.

PlannedSmart ID

WebAuthn end-to-end solution

Support WebAuthn on the client side to issue credentials, manage the lifecycle, including enrollment, registration and provisioning, and use it in Smart ID Digital Access for single sign-on (SSO).


Hybrid Access Gateway/

Merge of Personal Desktop App and Personal Desktop Client

Move smart card support via Minidriver and PKCS#11 into Personal Desktop App to give end users one common Smart ID Desktop Client for all PKI functionality.

PlannedPersonal Desktop

Nexus reserves the right to change the roadmap due to recent requests. 

For further details, see the roadmaps for the separate Smart ID components in Component roadmaps


If you want to know more about our roadmaps and plans for the future, do not hesitate to contact us