Originally Posted by Maligree
If you're worried about that 8%, why not just disable that service and run a yum update when you feel like it?
Reasons to do with security. I am led to believe it is necessary to keep a system up-to-date. This server is on the web.
But, though, implicit from what you say, It isn't wrong to disable it, I could compromise and cron updates every couple of days and manually if something critical is required....