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Spot: "Unable to complete Submitting Proposal: a network error occurred." error
Posted by Elena Scire on 07 June 2016 03:08 PM

If you receive a

 "Unable to complete Submitting Proposal: a network error occurred." 

when trying to submit a Spitzer proposal and the following is contained in the error details:

"unable to find valid certification path to requested target"

double check that you are using the latest version of Spot. The current version is 19.12 Final. You need to make sure that Options | Use Automatic Spot Version Update is selected then restart Spot.