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Checking refusal of a network connection


>> I would expect that the IPv4 address from such a connection attempt
>> would be automatically converted to a IPv6 loopback address.
>
> You haven't said which OS you are using, but as far as I know this
> expectation will be frustrated at least on Linux: There ::1 and
> 127.0.0.1 are distinct addresses.

How does this view fit to information from the Linux programmer's manual?
See also: command ?man 7 ipv6?

Regards,
Markus