Trying to find out the Active Directory Forest and Domain level

I took over for a firm that is running two DC's with Win2012R2.   We have one 2008 member server that is in the domain and one 2003 server that is in a work group, so it is not in the Domain.

When I got to Active Directory Domain and Trusts/Properties, The Domain Functional level is blank and so is the Forest Functional level is blank.
for giggles I clicked on Raise domain functional level to see if I could get more info but I get the message....

Current domain functional level:   (Blank)

Exclamation point: You cannot raise the domain functional level because this domain includes Active Directory Domain Controllers that are not running the appropriate version of Windows.

How do I find out what the previous IT person set this to?   I did contact him but he does not know.

Thank you
grizrulesAsked:
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grizrulesAuthor Commented:
I did use a powershell command:
Get-ADDomain | fl name, DomainMode

The response I got was
DomainMode: 6  
But I cannot find what 6 means....

Same with :
Get-ADForest | fl Name, ForestMode
ForestMode: 6

However, with the Domain name I only get for example
Name: XYZ
DomainMode: 6

For the Forest level I get :

Name: XYZ.local
ForestMode: 6

I don't know what 6 is.

Also why in the forest output do I get .local and do not get that in the DomainName?

Thank you very much
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BillBondoCommented:
http://markparris.co.uk/2010/12/07/active-directory-domain-and-forest-functional-levels-3/

Looks like you are at 2012 levels. Maybe thats why raising is unavailable.
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grizrulesAuthor Commented:
First thank you for the quick reply.
That is interesting.  Thanks for the link

What is interesting is why does it not display in AD Domain and Trusts?  For whatever it's worth.
Seems the GUI would have told me with out having to do PS.

Thank you,
Griz
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David Johnson, CD, MVPOwnerCommented:
1 = NT
2 = Windows 2003
3 = Windows 2008
4 = Windows 2008R2
5 = Windows 2012
6 = Windows 2012R2
7 = Windows 16
right click and select properties
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grizrulesAuthor Commented:
Thank you
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