I hadn’t realized I did this when I spun up my last ZS VM, but I installed a new kernel (3.18.11) on the last template I built that had a stock kernel (3.14.31). The VMware Tools hack-installation held without difficulty.
I guess this is because this Tools installation is user mode code only, and no kernel modules, which are compiled-in by Fulvio at least since ZS 3.2.0. I only use the Tools for monitoring and automated shutdown, so this makes sense.
Yup, but I prefer the driver for VMXNET3 NIC as well. That maybe hurt.