On start up
hqn_lsa attempts to connect to the
hqn_lsd server on the host aliased to
hqnserver1. If this fails it tries
hqnserver2 and so on. If no
hqnserver can be contacted it attempts to connect to a server on the local host.
server without options connects to this default server. Otherwise it attempts to connect to a server on host or to
hqnserver n. In interactive mode the prompt indicates the connected server. Multiple hosts/indices can be given to connect to multiple hosts simultaneously, in which case all commands are copied to each connected server. The prompt indicates the number of connected servers.
LispWorks Guide to the License Server - 16 Feb 2015