SOLVED! i had an incorrect php.ini in front of my apache installation. You put me on the right tracks! problem solved. no I have a TLS negociation error, but this is another part. Cheers -- View this message in context: http://www.nabble.com/PHP5-and-ldap-tp22183625p25511444.html Sent from the freebsd-questions mailing list archive at Nabble.com.