After successful registration with the www.pki-as-a-service.net portal, the upgrade could not proceed - very early in the process I could see the following in the
de.cardcontact.opencard.service.remoteclient.RemoteUpdateServiceNotAvailableException: IO error during connection to https://www.pki-as-a-service.net/rt/paas/wizard(opencard.core.service.CardServiceException: No data received from server. HTTP code 204 No Content)
Now, when trying to login the portal says after entering the PIN
The card in your reader or the attached USB-Token is not a valid SmartCard-HSM.
Fortunately smartcard shell can still connect to the device:
SmartCard-HSM Version 3.3 on JCOP 3 Free memory 83840 byte