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There was a side-effect on a fix, which broke the XVS ability to generate SSH Keys.
As a consequence, we cannot longer connect to a new Mac in a clean environment.
# Steps to reproduce the issue:
1. Delete the files from "%localappdata%\Xamarin\MonoTouch" (if any, this recreates the clean status for SSH Keys).
2. Open VS
3. Go to "Tools - Options - Xamarin - iOS Settings - Find Xamarin Mac Agent"
4. If there is any known server, right click on it, and forget it.
5. Try to reconnect to the Mac.
6. Enter credentials.
# Expected result:
VS should get connected to the Mac and the server added as a Known server.
# Actual result
VS cannot create the SSH Keys, and shows an error message: "Unable to authenticate with SSH keys. Please try to log in with credentials first".
But any retry entering credentials will keep showing the same error message.
# Environment info
Xamarin VS 220.127.116.118 (e738933)
This issue was fixed on:
XVS 18.104.22.1689 (7c3dcf2)
I have checked this issue on the Fixed build mentioned in comment1, following by the steps mentioned in comment0 and observed that this issue is fixed. Successfully able to connect and Debug/Run iOS Application on MAC build host.
XMA Gist: https://gist.github.com/anonymous/f636b936d463ca38de23912deeb49b35
IDE Log: https://gist.github.com/anonymous/7cebd45268701dad5016e3a7c6966715
Microsoft Visual Studio Community 2015
Version 14.0.25431.01 Update 3
Microsoft .NET Framework
Xamarin 22.214.171.1249 (7c3dcf2)
Visual Studio extension to enable development for Xamarin.iOS and Xamarin.Android.
Xamarin Inspector Support 0.99.3.4 (8398421)
Adds support for inspecting Xamarin and WPF apps.
Xamarin.Android 126.96.36.199 (72366f7)
Visual Studio extension to enable development for Xamarin.Android.
Xamarin.iOS 10.4.0.33 (d93ae7e)
Visual Studio extension to enable development for Xamarin.iOS.
Hence, marking this issue as verified fixed.