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REST endpoints /data/indexes and/data/indexes-extended give different number of event counts


I'm trying to obtain the total number of events stored in an index. However, using 2 REST endpoints give me two different results. Would anyone know why the difference and which number we should trust?
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indexes-extended data is updated periodically.
Usage details
The default update period is 10 minutes, as defined by the collectionPeriodInSecs attribute in the $SPLUNK_HOME/etc/apps/introspection_generator_addon/default/server.conf file.

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