Obsidian Sync problem with Workspace file

Steps to reproduce

  1. Create remote Vault
  2. Sync (with core plugin) to remote Vault from 2 windows devices
  3. Save Workspace with name X on device A
  4. Save Workspace with name X on device B
  5. Load Workspace X on device A

Did you follow the troubleshooting guide? [Y/N] Y

Expected result

  • The changes from device B on workspace X is synced to device A

Actual result

  • The changes are not synced properly
  • The sync-log shows, that the changes from Device B are pushed, then accepted on Device A, downloaded, but then replaced by the version on Device A (See "Additional information)


  • Device A: Windows 10
    Device B: Windows 11

Additional information


Example of how the Sync-log of device A looks after changes on device B to the workspace file

2023-10-30 15:13 - Fully synced
2023-10-30 15:14 - Server pushed [B] .obsidian/workspaces.json
2023-10-30 15:14 - Downloading file .obsidian/workspaces.json
2023-10-30 15:14 - Downloading complete .obsidian/workspaces.json
2023-10-30 15:14 - Accepted .obsidian/workspaces.json
2023-10-30 15:14 - Uploading file .obsidian/workspaces.json
2023-10-30 15:14 - Upload complete .obsidian/workspaces.json
2023-10-30 15:14 - Fully synced

It’s due to this:

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