Error 1068 occurs when one or more Backup Exec services fail to start.You can pinpoint the problem service by opening Service Control Manager and checking to see which services have failed.
This error message is related to the Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) writer for a particular application.It is important to note that an E00084EC error does not necessarily indicate that there is a problem with the backup medium itself.The error can also be caused by a communication problem between the backup server and the backup target.According to Veritas, the unavailability of the backup medium can also trigger this error. This is one of the Backup Exec error codes that can be somewhat difficult to troubleshoot, as it corresponds to a read or write failure with the backup media.
Early on, the error was commonly accompanied by a message indicating the tape drive needs to be cleaned.
Specifically, one of the VSS writers used to back up an application running on the server reported a status of failed, which caused Backup Exec to produce error E000FED1. Windows will display a list of each VSS writer and note if it is in an error state.