Bug 6518 - MFA says it fails to activate through MD (but license is generated)
Summary: MFA says it fails to activate through MD (but license is generated)
Alias: None
Product: Xamarin Studio
Classification: Desktop
Component: Android Add-in ()
Version: unspecified
Hardware: Macintosh Windows
: Highest blocker
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Mikayla Hutchinson [MSFT]
Depends on:
Reported: 2012-08-13 17:21 UTC by Peter Collins
Modified: 2012-08-22 13:47 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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

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Description Peter Collins 2012-08-13 17:21:11 UTC
I have attempted to license MFA twice on win8x32 and win8x64bit VMs through the MD activation prompt. In both of these instances, the activation for MFA failed. The same key however was able to activate MFA when downloading the full version of MFA online. I was only able to reproduce this on the current alphas (MD and MFA 4.2.5). When activating through the current stables (MD and MFA 4.2.4) activation succeeds with no issue.

Another point to note is that on two different occasions reproducing this issue, the license file does get generated even though the activation prompt says that the activation fails. When this occurs, closing MD and reopening it will cause MD to recognize registration.

Duncan has suggested that a race condition may be occurring here, as the license file is not always generated, and even when the license file is generated, the activation prompt always says that it failed to activate.

Expected Behavior:
After inputting all required information into MonoDevelop, Activation will succeed.

Actual Behavior:
After inputting all required information to activate MFA through MD, an error is thrown "Activation failed: Please check your activation code."

Environment Details:
Win8 32 and 64bit VMs running on OSX 10.7.4 Lion through VMWare
MFA 4.2.5

MD logs:
Comment 1 Peter Collins 2012-08-16 17:14:49 UTC
Reproduced on a physical machine using the lastest wrench build of MD,

Attempted to repro once, I received a message that activation failed. However, the license file was generated even though it displayed a failure message, and after restarting MonoDevelop it recognized that MFA had been activated.  

Environment Details:
win7x64 physical machine
Comment 2 Mikayla Hutchinson [MSFT] 2012-08-17 16:37:14 UTC
Fixed in master, need to backport and verify.
Comment 3 Mikayla Hutchinson [MSFT] 2012-08-19 23:45:31 UTC
Backported to 3.0.4, not tested in a build from that branch, needs verification.
Comment 4 Peter Collins 2012-08-22 13:47:52 UTC
Fix verified in MD a93f9e159fbf6692b15b04348ff282a89b9ee1f1

Verified on:
Win 7 x32, Win 7 x64, Win 8 x32, Win 8 x64
MFA 4.2.5
MD a93f9e159fbf6692b15b04348ff282a89b9ee1f1