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Release note Smart ID Desktop App 1.4.2

Version: 1.4.2

Release Date: 2020-12-02


Nexus Smart ID Desktop App 1.4.2 has been released today.

Main new features

Microsoft Store for Business

Smart ID Desktop App has now been made available for Microsoft Store for Business

Detailed feature list


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PEX-355Added an option to lock Smart ID Desktop App to dedicated Hermod instance(s) by means of Metadata tool configuration.

Added option to disallow P12 import from Metadata tool.


Added support for inclusions of PKCS#11 dll's via Metadata tool.


Added support in Metadata tool for profile migration from Smart ID Desktop App 1.3.6 to Smart ID Desktop App 1.4.2.


Added support for profile migration between MS Store and MSI/AppX-bundle sideload versions.


Added notification from Smart ID Desktop App to Hermod for profile deletion by end-user.


Added improved error reporting for provisioning failures.

Corrected bugs

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Solved an issue where an alert message blocked a new Sign command.


Solved an issue where Metadata tool did not work properly with hybrid profile.


Solved an issue with Smart ID Desktop App upgrade from 1.3.6 to 1.4.


Solved an issue with PKCS#7 signatures introduced in Smart ID Desktop App 1.4.0.


Fixed an issue where PIN and PUK were swapped in PKCS#11 C_UnblockPIN()


Upgrade not possible from 1.4.1

Due to necessary switch of signing key from locally stored to Azure key vault stored, it is not possible to upgrade from 1.4.1 to 1.4.2. It is necessary to uninstall first. If you need to keep profiles, please consult support and they will help you do it via metadata tool.

Older Windows versions

There is a limitation regarding older versions of Windows.

See Limitations for Smart ID Desktop App.


Contact Information

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Nexus offers maintenance and support services for Smart ID Desktop App to customers and partners. For more information, please refer to the Nexus Technical Support at, or contact your local sales representative.

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