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Category: CLR
SQL Server versions: 2008, 2008 R2, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2017


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Occurs where there is a wait to acquire exclusive access to the CLR-hosting data structures. This wait type occurs while setting up or tearing down the CLR runtime. Information from Microsoft®


This wait has never occurred recently

CLRHOST_STATE_ACCESS has not occurred recently on 4207 instances checked.

Prevalence of CLRHOST_STATE_ACCESS across the Spotlight Population