Thankyou @jakelandis, that all makes perfect sense. Does this mean that, putting pipelines to one side, we should "never" ingest via coordinator nodes? I must confess I've found some of the feedback/recommendations in this regard over time contradictory. The reason we're ingesting as we are is based on prior recommendations.

Also, given that our data nodes are quite loaded atm would enabling ingest node features add much overhead? Assuming the pipeline config isn't complex...

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