[CentOS] yum remove iptables problem

Tue May 7 02:38:49 UTC 2019
Simon Matter <simon.matter at invoca.ch>

> Hi
> Just got a new server replacing another server.
> I had to use iptables to protect it until I could move a hardware firewall
> from the old server to the new server.
> Now I am trying to delete iptables but it wants to delete lots of other
> dependency packages, e.g. sendmail, cyrus-sasl and even plymouth.
> Can I just use "force" and "no-dependecies" to get rid of it?
> Are there other implications I do not know about?

There is no need to remove iptables, just remove iptables-services. That
should deactivate any loading of rules from what I understand.