What does the number of files means in Files & Directories Monitor and where does it come from?


I am monitoring zip files from folders with below inputs.conf:
What does the number of files denote shown in the screenshot?
Does that mean the number of files indexed or the number of files only monitored since I am giving ignoreOlderThan in inputs.conf?

disabled = 0
index = abc
sourcetype = pqr
ignoreOlderThan = 3d
crcSalt = <SOURCE>

A number of files shows high count but yet no file is indexed and it is increasing since recently I created a new input.
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I would open a support case and also ask them to update the docs on this because it does different things for different types of inputs. For example, the Splunk_TA_nix has an input for /var/log/secure and this screen shows a value of 144 even though it only contains the exact file and 4 rotated files. This makes no sense.

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