[CentOS] Reduce existing CentOS 7 installation to "Minimal install" - services?

Sat May 7 12:57:50 UTC 2016
Peter <peter at pajamian.dhs.org>

On 07/05/16 23:16, Nicolas Kovacs wrote:
> After some more trial and error, I managed to resolve the problem in a
> pragmatic way by doing the following after purging the system:
> # yum groupinstall "Core"
> # yum groupinstall "Base"
> So the missing culprit(s) must have been somewhere in the "Base" package
> group, or at least a dependency to one or more of its packages.

Rather than remove them and add them back use yum shell to just remove
the packages not in base or core:

yum shell
remove *
install kernel @core @base