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