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Our servers are all running 2008 r2.  Domain is at 2003 level still.
Exchange 2010 at sp2.

Any issues to upgrade & raise Ops Master?

Thanks
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Our servers are also W2008R2 and we use Exchange 2010 SP1. We raised to W2008R2 domain level some time ago without any problems. You might have a look at this AD support matrix for Exchange 2010 under section Supported Active Directory Environments.
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No you should'nt have any problems, i raised my level immediately prior to our first Exchange 2010 installation but even then.. you'll be fine.
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biggest benefit is?  AD recycle bin?
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AD recycle bin might be quite helpful. In some environments the DFS changes come to mind. This Technet article Understanding AD Functional Levels seems to be comprehensive about the different levels.
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OK thanks, all servers are 2008 or higher,  DC's 2008r2.
All dfs shares we created from scratch so 2008r2 again..
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Yeah you're totally safe.
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