Was able to prank Backblaze on Failblog yesterday by submitting a screenshot generated by a modified URL on Backblaze.
Allow me to share how I did this:
I realized when I checked my download status with backblaze they left the variables in the URL to come up with a length
For 63GB still have 24 days to complete the backup and it’s all visible in the URL:
So all I did was change the total space to something very high (630 TB) in the URL:
Submitted to failblog, and bam.
It would be cool if Backblaze said something more graceful, like. “WOAH, you have a ton of stuff.. it’ll be a few years before this is complete.”