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This article describes how to do advanced settings in Smart ID Desktop App.


Step-by-step instruction

  1. To find the advanced settings in Smart ID Desktop App, click Settings > Advanced.
  2. In Authentication and signing, define which certificates will be available for authentication and signing. The following options are available:
    • Off = Use all certificates that are available on your computer. To view all available certificates, go to the Windows User Certificate Manager.
    • On = Use only certificates that are available in the profiles in Smart ID Desktop App.
  3. In General Behaviour:
    1. Toggle button at Minimize after successful operation:
      1. Minimize Window - will minimize Smart ID Desktop App after a successful operation.
      2. Leave window unchanged - will leave the Smart ID Desktop App window as it is after a successful operation.
    2. Toggle button at When P12 file import fails:
      1. Continue importing - ignore errors and continue the import process.
      2. Abort importing and delete profile - stop the import process.
    3. Toggle button at Grant permission to create VSCs:
      1. Granted - the administrator gives consent to VSC creation to all users
      2. Not granted - no permission to create VSCs is given
    4. Select Target for P12 import from the drop-down list: VSC, Software, TPM or Yubikey.
  4. In Logging:
    1. Select the Level of logging or select No logging.
    2. Toggle button at Show hidden certificates:
      1. Select if hidden certificates shall be shown or remain hidden. (Certificates and keys prefixed with a . (dot) are no longer displayed in the app.)
    3. Toggle button at Flush log file on every write:
      1. On - log data is written from the log cache to the log file, every time a transaction is committed. However, this setting slows down the app. 
      2. Off - log data is written when the application is closed.
    4. To read the log data, you can select to OpenSaveEmail or Share the log. Outside log can be used for debugging encoding process.
  5. In ID06:
    1. Click Create profile from inserted ID06 card if you want to create a profile in Smart ID Desktop App from an ID06 card via a contactless card reader.

This article is valid for Smart ID Desktop App 1.5.1 and later.

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