Smart ID Messaging includes the Hermod API for easy integration in your application.
Base URL for Hermod REST API:
Example: Base URL for Hermod REST API
The actual URL can differ depending on your configuration.
Authenticate to Hermod REST API
To authenticate to Hermod, use the API key passed as a http header.
The API key must be pre-configured in Hermod. For more information, see Add API user and callback URL in Hermod.
The API key is pre-configured in Hermod, with the following parameters:
Example: "<my-client>:<string of alphanumeric characters>"
Hermod REST API use cases
The table below shows some common use cases with corresponding commands, callbacks, and links to examples.
You can try out the use cases in the Hermod test client.
Hermod REST API callbacks
Hermod sends callbacks to the integrators for command responses and timeouts. The integrator needs to implement a REST API to receive the callbacks from Hermod, according to Hermod API.
One callback URL must be registered for each API user (read X-Api-Key) and callbacks are sent to the API user that initiated the request. For more information, see Add API user and callback URL in Hermod.
|Smart ID Mobile App example
Personal Desktop Client example
|Provision profiles and generate keys to tokens and devices
|Provisioning of certificate to token and device
|Example: Personal Mobile Certificate provisioning
|Send authentication request to a device/token
|Example: Smart ID Mobile App authentication
|Example: Personal Desktop Client authentication
|Send signing request to a device/token
|Example: Smart ID Mobile App signing
|Example: Personal Desktop Client signing
|Ping to test that endpoint is alive
|Get status of an issued command
For details on the respective commands and callbacks, see Hermod API.
Hermod test client: