Governikus ID Mercury
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Governikus ID Mercury (formerly Governikus Autent ID Connect) provides central server components you need for modern identity management.

The product acts as a multi-eID solution for implementing user-friendly, yet secure registration and login tokens at different trust levels.

Governikus ID Mercury bundles identity providers and authentication options without you having to connect them individually to your infrastructure. ID Mercury relies on open standards (Open ID Connect and SAML). For the use of online ID cards and eIDAS-notified eID systems, the product solution accesses Governikus ID Panstar.

With ID Mercury you are able to provide your users with different options and a wide range of electronic identities for registrations and logins.

Governikus ID Mercury also offers solution modules for the implementation of service accounts and company accounts (the so-called user accounts), enables the bundling of authorization certificates, ensures interoperability with other user accounts and can be used as a gateway to BundID.

The product solution is continuously developed and maintained as part of the Governikus application of the IT Planning Council.

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3 good reasons for Governikus ID Mercury


Authentication broker for integration of other identity providers, such as BundID.


Solution modules for the implementation of portal networks and user accounts (service accounts, company accounts).


Governikus ID Mercury relies on open standards and creates interoperability with other user accounts.

A variety of authentication means

Governikus ID Mercury provides a variety of authentication methods. The product can be used, for example, in the course of specialist procedures to obtain and use user data at a required level of trust after successful authentication by the user. Current means of authentication are

  • Online ID card
  • eIDAS
  • BundID
  • External service accounts (in interaction with the service account)
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The most important core functionalities

Governikus ID Mercury was designed and implemented as a comprehensive identity management solution. Depending on the security-critical usage scenario and requirement, the application supports numerous features, such as:

  • Open ID Connect interface for connecting online services/portals
  • Gateway solution to the central user account BundID provided by the federal government
  • Authentication with the ELSTER Unternehmenskonto and with the online ID card
  • eIDAS-capable
  • Connection of several ID Panstar servers possible
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