Documentation forServer & Application Monitor
Monitoring your applications and environment is a key capability of Hybrid Cloud Observability and is also available in a standalone module, Server & Application Monitor (SAM). Hybrid Cloud Observability and SAM are built on the self-hosted SolarWinds Platform.

Clam AV

This SAM application monitor template assesses the status and performance of a CUPS service installed on a Linux/Unix system. Perl scripts are used for retrieving performance data.


SSH and Perl installed on the target server. SNMP installed on the target server and permission to monitor clamd processes.


Root credentials on the target server.

Component monitors

Process: clamd

This monitor returns the CPU and memory usage of clamd process.

TCP Port: clamd

This component monitor tests the ability of a ClamAV service to accept incoming sessions. It monitors TCP port 3310.

By default, this monitor is disabled.

Antivirus Database Status

This monitor compares local antivirus database file (daily.cvd) version to the version advertised from the ClamAV site.

This script requires Net::DNS perl module. You can install this module by running the following command on ClamAV server: perl -MCPAN -e 'install Net::DNS '

Before using this monitor you should provide full path to clamd command. For example: /usr/local/sbin/clamd