Simply turning on file sharing in Tiger requires only a few clicks in the Services pane of the Sharing system preferences. Although this section explains how to use the Services pane, you may wish to review the details about the service you are about to turn on first. You can turn on four file sharing services from the Services pane:
Personal File Sharing, which is AppleShare (see Share Files with AppleShare for details)
Windows Sharing, which is Samba (see Share Files with Samba for more information)
FTP Access, which is just what it says (see Share Files with FTP to learn important configuration ...