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Release note Personal Desktop Client 5.4

Version: 5.4

Release Date: 2020-07-24


Nexus Personal Desktop Client 5.4 has been released today.

Detailed feature list


Jira ticket noDescription

Improved Windows proxy detection

On Windows 8.1 and newer, Plugout will now use native windows APIs to detect proxy settings.


More algorithms for CSP 

CSP module for soft tokens and some cards on Windows now offers more algorithms.


TLS 1.3 client authentication with CardOS 4.3b, 4.4 and MD840

TLS 1.3 client authentication is now supported with CardOS 4.3b, 4.4 and MD840 cards

Corrected bugs

Jira ticket noDescription
PER-4133Changing PIN with Reiner SCT pinpad reader failed.
PER-4148When card content is updated, for example, during certificate renewal, cache is now correctly invalidated to avoid stale data being used.
PER-4176PPA now ignores superfluous spaces in configuration file. Empty PIN Encryption "File" entry is now treated as if it wasn't there at all. (Also PER-3984)
PER-4191Crash with Charismatics CSSI card has been fixed.
PER-4202Personal only loads dynamic libraries (card, language etc.) digitally signed and located in its binary directory.

Release announcement

Important notes


  • The browse dialog for soft token import does not work on macOS Catalina. Instead, manually enter the full path to the soft token and click Import. For more information, see Personal Desktop Client user's guide.
  • Windows 7 is supported only under extended contract. Contact Nexus for further information.


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