Bug 55518 - xma.exe is no longer installed causing the Tools -> iOS -> Open Mac Agent Console item to fail
Summary: xma.exe is no longer installed causing the Tools -> iOS -> Open Mac Agent Con...
Alias: None
Product: Visual Studio Extensions
Classification: Xamarin
Component: iOS ()
Version: 4.4.0 (15.1)
Hardware: PC Windows
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Target Milestone: 15.4
Assignee: Bugzilla
Depends on:
Reported: 2017-04-24 13:53 UTC by John Miller [MSFT]
Modified: 2017-07-27 10:38 UTC (History)
7 users (show)

Is this bug a regression?: ---
Last known good build:

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Description John Miller [MSFT] 2017-04-24 13:53:35 UTC
## Overview

Opening the menu item Tools -> iOS -> Open Mac Agent Console launches a command prompt that has the following error message:

> 'xma.exe' is not recognized as an internal or external command, operable program or batch file.

## Steps to Reproduce

1. Open an iOS project in VS
2. Make sure it's connected to a Mac build agent
3. Navigated to the Tools -> iOS -> Open Mac Agent Console menu and select it

## Actual Results

A command prompt is launched with the error mentioned above.

## Expected Results

A command prompt with some predefined queries using xma.exe for debugging the broker/agents. 

## Version Information

Microsoft Visual Studio Enterprise 2017
Version 15.1 (26403.0) Release
Microsoft .NET Framework
Version 4.6.01586

Installed Version: Enterprise

Xamarin (3f99c5a)
Visual Studio extension to enable development for Xamarin.iOS and Xamarin.Android.

Xamarin.Android SDK (b16fb82)
Xamarin.Android Reference Assemblies and MSBuild support.

Xamarin.iOS and Xamarin.Mac SDK (7656cc6)
Xamarin.iOS and Xamarin.Mac Reference Assemblies and MSBuild support.

## Additional Information

Jose Gallardo confirmed that the issue is that xma.exe is no longer installed with the XVS extension for some reason. I've filed this issue to track the progress of a resolution.
Comment 1 Jose Gallardo 2017-04-27 13:56:48 UTC
We'll look into this issue for 15.3
Updating the target milestone accordingly.
Thanks John for filing the issue.
Comment 2 mag@xamarin.com 2017-06-28 18:20:10 UTC
This issue has already been fixed, and it should be available for 15.4.
Bug 57454 is related to this and has been Resolved with this commit: https://github.com/xamarin/XamarinVS/commit/fe30c8043ca77ac5e92c0923f64c998e92176a07