Occasionally, you may encounter AD account lockouts and the reason for the lockout is not always apparent. Enabling NETLOGON logging on your domain controllers may help in this regard. The NETLOGON log file will provide a detailed logging of all NETLOGON events and helps you to trace the originating device on which the logon attempts (and subsequent lockout) occurs.
To enable NETLOGON logging, run the following command (from an elevated command prompt):
The parameter is a integer value of flags, and 0x2080ffff is the highest level, showing detailed timestamps, the domain controller clients authenticate against, client site, account password expiration, and much m ...