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