How to view AD logs?
Microsoft offers an Event Viewer to check Active Directory logs. Here is how you can utilize it to find out the events logged in your Active Directory environment.
Step 1 -Start → System security → Administrative tools → Event viewer
Step 2 -Select the type of logs that you wish to view (ex: Application, System, etc.)
Step 3 -Step 3 - Apply appropriate filters
You can apply filters in case you want a more customized report of events.
The events that are logged in Active Directory can thus be viewed, and if needed, can be copied or exported to an excel sheet.