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How to try and catch in Powershell with oledb

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.NET App ServersMicrosoft SQL Server 2005Powershell
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I was wondering how I could Try and Catch or Trap an error when using oledb in Powershell. I have a problem with the following line :

$command = New-Object System.Data.OleDb.OleDbCommand $sqlcommand,$connection

For some reasons, if I change manually the $sqlcommand to my actual SQL command the rest of the script works fine. If I print the value of $sqlcommand, I get the right thing (the actual SQL command I entered manually to make it work) so I know its value is OK.

Any idea how I could try and catch this ?
Function Global:SQL\Invoke-Command ([string] $DataSource, [string] $Database, [string] $SQLCommand, [System.Management.Automation.PsCredential] $Credential) {
# // Prepare the authentication information. By default, we pick Windows authentication
$authentication = Integrated Security=SSPI;
# // If the user supplies a credential, then they want SQL authentication
$plainCred = $credential.GetNetworkCredential()
$authentication =
(uid={0};pwd={1}; -f $plainCred.Username,$plainCred.Password)
# // Prepare the connection string out of the information they provide
$connectionString = Provider=sqloledb;  +
Data Source=$dataSource;  +
Initial Catalog=$database;  +
# // Connect to the data source and open it
$connection = New-Object System.Data.OleDb.OleDbConnection $connectionString
$command = New-Object System.Data.OleDb.OleDbCommand $sqlcommand,$connection
# // Fetch the results, and close the connection
$adapter = New-Object System.Data.OleDb.OleDbDataAdapter $command
$dataset = New-Object System.Data.DataSet
[void] $adapter.Fill($dataset)
# // Return the dataset
Return $dataset

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