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I have a dedicated IP address on a shared hosting server from This setup is working well for me; my goal is to run a subversion server with public http and https access, authenticated users for commit access, Trac project management, and a blog. The only issue I've really run into is bluehost binds to port 80 and 443 with their virtualhost apache server, so even though I have a dedicated IP, these ports are already bound. As a result, I simply run the subversion server on an alternate port. Sometimes, however, my custom build of Apache would die off and the subversion server would be down. I wrote a small bash script and configured my bluehost account to execute this script fairly frequently to make sure apache is always running. A bit dirty, but it works. If you running a similar setup, you may be interested in the apache restart script. The script is:
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