After the success of being able to monitor ODBC connections with the help of Nagios we thought about how we could monitor the log files from a virus scanner with Nagios and get a mail if it finds something in the scan of the system so that we don’t have to check the log files manually to see if it finds something.

We choose to use ClamAV for the task of being the virus scanner and configured it to run during the weekend when there is not to much load on the server so it wont...