The Microsoft Windows XP Evaluated Configuration Administrator’s Guide was used in the Common Criteria security evaluation of Windows XP and Windows Server 2003.
This guide provides sufficient guidance to allow an administrator to securely operate Windows XP Professional in accordance with the requirements stated in the Windows 2003/XP Common Criteria (CC) Security Target (ST).
The Windows 2003/XP CC ST, henceforth referred to as the Windows 2003/XP ST, provides a set of security requirements taken from the CC for Information Technology (IT) Security Evaluation. The Windows XP Professional product was evaluated against the Windows 2003/XP ST and found to satisfy the ST requirements.
This guide is targeted at the administrator and provides a description of how to perform the administrative security functions needed to securely operate Windows XP Professional in accordance with the ST requirements.