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"Send to Other location" fails when a web application has no root site
Article ID: 2590564 - View products that this article applies to.
Any web application which does not have a site collection and web provisioned at the root (/) is not supported unless every site collection is a host header site collection in the web application.
For more about host header or host-named site collections, see http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc424952.aspx
Furthermore, in order to use the Send to Other location action with the Go to Source Item functionality in the web application when the Metadata Navigation and Filtering feature is enabled on the root web, users must have Read permissions on the site collection’s root web.
Follow these steps to verify if the root web has the Metadata Navigation and Filtering feature enabled:
(http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=151500)for other considerations.
Article ID: 2590564 - Last Review: March 15, 2013 - Revision: 8.0