mention autocomplete fail in 5.5.3

Hi folks,

I've just upgraded confluence to 5.5.3 and there is a problem related to the "autocomplete" functionallity in comments or pages.

When mentiioning a user the popup windows frozes with only the admin user as possible selection. If I write the complete user login then confluence doesn't render this as a mention nor send the mentioned user an email ...

Is there a new permission to allow be mentioned ? I've found a release note in 5.5 about the improved mentionning system.


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Hi Alex,

It might be related to the Confluence content indices. I'd recommend you to rebuild the content indices from the scratch with the steps which is mentioned in following documentation:




rebuilt indices through the application (took 1h!), and then the autocomplete mentioning started working.


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