VMWare Migration Failure

Attempted to migrate a live VM from one datastore to another.  It reached 91% and froze.  I received the following error:

A general system error occurred:  The migration has exceeded the maximum switchover time of 100 second(s).  ESX has preemptively failed the migration to allow the VM to continue running on the source.

I powered off the VM and then migrated without an issue.

However, when I now look at the data store I have two folders and one appears to be a new folder.  The new folder has the same name as the original folder with a _1 appended to the end of the name.  If I open that folder I see all the normal expected files.  If I open the folder with the original name I only see the .vdmk file.  Both .vdmk files are exactly the same size.

What should I do with that partial folder and how do I rename the right folder back to the original name.

First Data Store Folder and Contents
2nd Data Store folder with ContentsDataStore.png
DataStore-1.png
DataStore.png
sfletcher1959VPAsked:
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sfletcher1959VPAuthor Commented:
Forgot the original one that failed only showing the vdmk file.

contents of orginal folder after the failure.
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dipopoCommented:
First thing I'd suggest is to increase the timeout value if you have VM's with many large disks, see below.

http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=1010045
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
Delete/Move and Backup the original folder, which is no longer being used. I note from your screenshot, it looks like you have a Snapshot!!!

So please see my EE Article, and check if you have a snapshot....

HOW TO: VMware Snapshots :- Be Patient

Before trying the following, Right Click the Folder, and Click RENAME

Renaming folders in the datastore is quite involved...it's alot of work, just to change a cosmetic folder name.

But here is the VMware Knowledge Base Article if you want to proceed.

Renaming a virtual machine and its files in VMware ESXi and ESX

You can use the CLONE option, to CLONE to the CORRECT name!

once cloned, REMOVE the older, wrong named version.
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