Diagnostic logging of Active Directory services is available, but turned off by default, as it could quickly fill your event log.
If you are having problems related to any of the following services, you can configure larger event logs, by selecting the event log and right-clicking Properties:
1 Knowledge Consistency Checker (KCC) 2 Security Events 3 ExDS Interface Events 4 MAPI Interface Events 5 Replication Events 6 Garbage Collection 7 Internal Configuration 8 Directory Access 9 Internal Processing 10 Performance Counters 11 Initialization/Termination 12 Service Control 13 Name Resolution 14 Backup 15 Field Engineering 16 LDAP Interface Events 17 Setup 18 Global Catalog 19 Inter-site MessagingTo enable the diagnostic logging, use Regedt32 to navigate to:
Double-click the Value Name that corresponds to the service you wish to log. In the Dword Editor, change the data value. The valid data values are:
0 (None): This default setting only logs critical events and error events. 1 (Minimum): One message per major task. 2 (Basic) 3 (Extensive): Log the steps to complete a task. 4 (Verbose) 5 (Internal:): Log everything.NOTE: See tip 2519.