Is it possible to use a MSI transform file to enable the preloader?
If it is NOT enabled during install, will the preloader file still be copied to the workstation? No. Enabling the preloader option during install is necessary to both update the registry and copy the related executable (NNTSPRELD.EXE) to the workstation. When the preloader runs, exactly what does it do? It preloads a portion of the Notes APIs and subsystem, a portion of the Java JVM, and some NSF databases that are used immediately at the time of the Notes client startup. After the preloader has brought portions of the files into the OS file system in memory cache, the preloader executable exits; leaving no permanent EXEs or DLLs loaded in memory. The preloader runs with respect to the Notes installation where the Notes preloader executable is located. In terms of client data, it uses the standard Notes client mechanisms to locate the current NOTES.INI for the user. In Notes 8.5.2, the preloader does the following: Calls NotesInit which causes low level Notes DLLs and files to be loade