Here are the steps to reproduce the issue:
- In webapps\private-messaging-portlet\WEB-INF\classes\portlet.properties, set autocomplete.recipient.type to equal either connection or site
- Start Social Office
- Add an SO user (Do not connect with the SO user or add the user to any site that Test Test is a member of)
- Go to Messages and click New Message
- Click on the To field
- Type in the user's name
At steps 5 and 6, the user's name should not be visible in the dropdown.
At steps 5 and 6, the user's name will be visible in the dropdown.