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I'm trying to mount a disk with password from the terminal, i try:

diskutil mount Harddrive

I Get:

Unable to find disk for Harddrive

This is because the disk isn't in Volumes until i entered the password,

How to enter the password from terminal?

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I think the command you want is unlockVolume:

diskutil unlockVolume lvUUID [-stdinpassphrase] | [-passphrase passphrase] | [-recoverykeychain file]

more details are here: http://developer.apple.com/library/mac/#documentation/Darwin/Reference/ManPages/man8/diskutil.8

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