Other LDAP Schema 2 options in the option.dat file let you customize Messaging Server’s interaction with the LDAP directory.
For example, LDAP_DOMAIN_FILTER_SCHEMA2 lets you set the LDAP search filter used for Schema, 2 domain lookups. (The default value for this option is objectclass=sunManagedOrganization.)
However, to configure Messaging Server to use Schema 2, you only have to set the LDAP_SCHEMALEVEL option. When you migrate to Schema 2, the Schema Migration Utility (commdirmig) automatically migrates all the current domain object classes and domain attributes from the DC Tree to the Organization Tree.
Your option.dat file also might contain options that customize Schema 1 values. After you migrate to Schema 2, these options become irrelevant and are not used. They do no harm. You do not have to delete Schema 1 options from the option.dat file.
For more information about the options available in the option.dat file, see Chapter Chapter 4, MTA Configuration, in Sun Java System Messaging Server 6 2005Q4 Administration Reference.