So the Raid6 has been reassembled with the new drive. It's clean. It has had 1 fullbackup and a few incs with bacula since then.
Yesterday we moved it all to a better spot than our eating table.
We connected the UPS via USB and got apcupsd working. That UPS is working with 5% of its load. I knew the NUC didn't pull much, nice to know the disk containers don't either.
Next configure SMTP in order to route root messages to an external email address so we get health notifications on our email.
a server located in the US and administered by 2 nerds in Berwyn (cue Svengoolie)