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This article describes the steps that have to be done with the Virtual smart card package in Smart ID before you can start to use the system. 

There are many options included in the Virtual smart card package. These options have default settings that can be changed. Read all about the options for the Virtual smart card package here: Virtual smart card - Options. The other packages also have options.

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Prerequisites

  1. Smart ID Desktop App must be installed.
  2. Upload the Users package in Identity Manager Admin. Follow all steps in Users - Start-up guide.
  3. The shared credentials package in Smart ID contains tasks that are common the the Cards, Temporary cards, Mobile ID and Virtual smart cards packages. Read more here Shared credentials.

    Upload the Shared-credentials.zip package in Identity Manager Admin:

    1. Log in to Identity Manager Admin with your administrator user. 
    2. In Identity Manager Admin, select the Configuration file tab.
    3. Click Upload configuration
    4. Click Select file and add the path to the Shared-credentials.zip file.
    5. Click Upload.

Step-by-step instruction for the administrator

  1. Log in to Identity Manager Admin as administrator. Default login credentials are username: admin, password: admin.

    It is recommended to change the password for the administrator user.

  1. In Identity Manager Admin, select the Configuration file tab.
  2. Click Upload configuration
  3. Click Select file and add the path to the VirtualSmartCards.zip file.
  4. Click Upload.

For information about how to change default use case settings, see Virtual smart card - Options.

There are options that can be set for many of the use cases. These are described here: Virtual smart card - Options.

  1. Set the options that need to be changed from the default values.

There are options that can be set for expiring virtual smart cards. These are described here: Virtual smart card - Options for expiring virtual smart cards

  1. Set the options that need to be changed from the default values.

Step-by-step instruction for the operator

  1. Log in to Identity Manager Operator with your user account.

    The first time you log in to Identity Manager Operator, use these credentials, username: operator, password: operator.

    It is recommended to change the password for the operator.

Upload the CSV file that includes the role for handling virtual smart cards (Virtual Smart Card Manager)

  1. In Identity Manager Operator, in the Quick search drop down list, select Default roles.
  2. Click Upload default roles.
  3. Search for the VirtualSmartCard_Roles.csv file and upload it.