- Plesk Onyx for Windows
What is the Application Initialization component can be installed in Plesk > Tools & Settings > Updates and Upgrades > Add/Remove Components?
This feature is described in details in Microsoft IIS web server documentation:
"The IIS 8.0 Application Initialization feature enables website administrators to configure IIS 8.0 to proactively perform initialization tasks for one or more web applications. While an application is being initialized, IIS 8.0 can also be configured to return static content as a placeholder or "splash page" until an application has completed its initialization tasks."