Issue: How do I connect Visual Studio on my PC to Xamarin Studio or Visual Studio for Mac on my server?
Cause: As you are connecting to a remote server you will need the remote login feature for your user to be active.
Before attempting to make the connection, please ensure the following:
i. Port 6000 is not blocked
ii. Port 22 is not blocked
iii. You are on a stable internet connection (Cable recommended)
2. Enabling the remote login feature
For Managed users
i. Make sure you've purchased the Remote Build (SSH) Add-on. You can add it by following these instructions.
For Dedicated users
i. Log onto your Mac server
ii. Open "System Preferences"
iii. Open "Sharing"
iv. Check the check-box for "Remote login"
3. Making the connection
i. Log onto your server
ii. With your server connection open, open Visual Studio on your local machine
iii. In Visual Studio on your local machine go to:
Tools > Options
Xamarin > iOS Settings
click Find Xamarin Mac Agent
iv. Enter your IP address and your server credentials