You can disable SNMP traps for only the SP and leave SNMP traps for Data ONTAP enabled.
The default is on.
If the sp.snmp.traps option is set to off, every time the system boots, an EMS message occurs to inform you that the SNMP trap support for the SP is currently disabled and that you can set the sp.snmp.traps option to on to enable it. This EMS message also occurs when the sp.snmp.traps option is set to off and you try to run a Data ONTAP command to use the SP to send an SNMP trap.
You cannot enable SNMP traps for only the SP when SNMP traps for Data ONTAP is disabled. If you set options snmp.enable to off, both Data ONTAP and the SP stop sending SNMP traps, even if options sp.snmp.traps is set to on. That is, the following command combination does not result in enabled SNMP traps for only the SP: