snmp trap messages

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We have a system that receives alarms (snmp traps).  When we connect a a laptop to a switch an alarm gets generated:
example:   link down  "fasethernet0/05  down".  The problem is that the alarm is showing as "critical" and we like to change it to "info". I have not work with these traps in unix. Can someone provide some help  to get this done.
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Link down is a critical event

The difficulty is the critical categorization is likely configurable on your event display
Carlos IjalbaIT Systems Director
Top Expert 2014

You haven't specified the software treating the traps, nagios maybe?

Basically, you change the monitoring alerts on the sofware portion, not the SNMP, which is considered hardware.

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