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Nexus PRIME -> Smart ID Identity Manager
Nexus Certificate Manager -> Smart ID Certificate Manager
Nexus Hybrid Access Gateway -> Smart ID Digital Access component
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This article describes how to upgrade Smart ID Digital Access component (Hybrid Access Gateway). The recommended way is to upgrade Digital Access from Digital Access Admin.

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Before upgrading Digital Access component, make sure that the following things apply:

  • The Digital Access component virtual appliance must be able to access the following url to fetch a new upgrade:
  • There is a service window planned, since the upgrade will result in a short downtime
  • There is a backup or snapshot of the current release

Step-by-step instruction

Prepare upgrade from a specific version

Upgrade via Digital Access Admin

This is the recommended way to upgrade the Digital Access component.

 Log in to Digital Access Admin
  1. Log in to Digital Access Admin with an administrator account.
 Download new version
  1. If there are newer versions, the upgrade button is marked red. Click Upgrade. Newer versions are shown.
  2. Download the latest version.
    The new version is downloaded in the background. You can log out, and the download will proceed. The download normally takes a few minutes, depending on your internet connection. When the download is finished, Status is set to Ready
 Upgrade new version
  1. For the downloaded version, click Upgrade.
  2. Click Yes to confirm the upgrade. When you confirm the upgrade, the system will be out of service for a short while. The services are turned off, the configuration data is migrated to the new version, and the system is rebooted. 
 Publish updates
  1. Log in to Digital Access Admin with an administrator account.
    The Upgrade button is not marked red anymore. The Publish button is marked blue, because the configuration data has been migrated.
  2. Click Publish. The upgrade is done.

Other available ways to upgrade

There are also other ways available to upgrade Digital Access. See these articles: