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Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger: Visual QuickStart Guide by Maria Langer

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Setting Up Network Sharing

To share files, applications, and printers with other network users, you must set options in two System Preferences panes (Figure 1):

  • Network allows you to enable AppleTalk and choose your AppleTalk zone and configuration.

  • Sharing allows you to name your computer, enable types of sharing and access, and control how other users can run applications on your computer.

Figure 1. You configure sharing with two System Preferences panes: Network and Sharing.

This part of the chapter explains how to set up sharing via an AirPort or Ethernet connection. It also explains how to share files once the configuration ...

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