IIS 7 and Above
Application Initialization Module
Application Initialization for IIS 7.5 final release is now available
Last post Mar 24, 2011 07:06 PM by samirpatel
Mar 24, 2011 07:06 PM|samirpatel|LINK
Application Initialization for IIS 7.5 has been released. It is available for download here:
Application Initialization is the replacement for the former “Application Warmup” beta module. Application Initialization expands on the concepts in the earlier Application Warmup beta and provides significant new functionality. Application Initialization
is also available in-box with IIS 8.0, and this module provides the same functionality for IIS 7.5.
To learn about the feature, you can read the
IIS 8.0 Application Initialization article. Though it was written for IIS 8.0, the functionality works the same in IIS 7.5 with this module installed.
Application Initialization 1.0 for IIS 7.5 enables website administrators to configure IIS to proactively perform initialization tasks for one or more web applications. While an application is being initialized, IIS can also be configured to return an alternate
response such as static content as a placeholder or "splash page" until an application has completed its initialization tasks. The module includes the following features: