1. Pre-Check


Before attempting to make the connection, please ensure the following:


  • Port 6000 is not blocked


  • Port 22 is not blocked


  • You are on a stable internet connection (Cable recommended)



2. Enable the remote login feature


For Managed users:




For Dedicated users:


  • Log onto your Mac server


  • Open "System Preferences"


  • Open "Sharing"


  • Check the check-box for "Remote login" 



3. Making the connection


  • Log onto your server


  • With your server connection open, open Visual Studio on your local machine


  • In Visual Studio on your local machine go to:
    • Tools > Options
    • Xamarin > iOS Settings
    • click Find Xamarin Mac Agent


  • Enter your IP address and your server credentials