How can I get more info from PDO when something goes wrong?

After I establish my connnection, I've got this:

$mssql_pdo = new PDO("dblib:host=".$mssql_cred_data['server'].";dbname=".$mssql_cred_data['dbname'],$mssql_cred_data['user'],$mssql_cred_data['pw']);

I'm thinknign that the "setAttribute" dynamic gives me the opportunity to tell PDO to give me as many hints as possible as to why a particular query may be written incorrectly.

Of course, that's coming from a mysql background where you write something like $mysqli->errno. ' '.$mysqli->error and youg et some text that gives you some direction as to what is going wrong.

Does PDO have something similar? Right now, all I get is:

Fatal error: Uncaught exception 'PDOException' with message 'SQLSTATE[HY000]: General error: 911 General SQL Server error: Check messages from the SQL Server [911] (severity 16

Now, maybe a mind greater than my own can decipher that and walk away with a definitive strategy, but I've been harboring this question for a while and I'm hoping that someone can point me in the right direction.

Bruce GustPHP DeveloperAsked:
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Scott Fell, EE MVEDeveloper & EE ModeratorCommented:
I add this right after the execute for debugging.

$arr = $mssql_pdo->errorInfo();

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Bruce GustPHP DeveloperAuthor Commented:
That will work, Scott!

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