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I want to use Cloudflare, and it requires that I use their nameservers.

The problem is that I'm using some features from Namecheap like email forwarding, which will be disabled (if I didn't get it wrong) if I don't use Namecheap's nameservers.

Any ideas?

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In the same boat here. What I ended up doing is using hostgator email forwarding on their shard hosting packages with this setup. Costs me around $7/month but saves a ton of headache –  Ghostrider Aug 14 '13 at 5:19
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I have tried this solution

http://lowendtalk.com/discussion/19043/how-to-set-up-email-forwarding-for-your-domain-using-mailgun

So far, it seems to work for me even though my domain is still not yet verified. (Still in the early 24-48 hours to verify the MX records etc)

Basically the solution is to use mailgun and setup the email forwarding using their Routes services.

So far, I can receive and send. Will update in another 24 hours time once my domain is verified in mailgun.

UPDATE after 48 hours it works

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I feel you... I have exactly the same problem, neither talking to namecheap nor cloudflare provided me with a decent alternative...

I had asked the same question here: http://serverfault.com/questions/448419/using-namecheap-dns-with-cloudflare

I have 100+ domains and for many of them I just need a forwarding to a central email address (which is hosted on google apps) however google apps also has a limit on the number of aliases you can have (around 20-50 if i'm not wrong) so can't go that way really...

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I've been talking to namecheap recently. Subscribe to our free trial of Open Exchange they said. You will have email forwarding they said... xD. I subscribed but I couldn't find it, so now I'm waiting for a response on whether I can have a catch-all email at least, someone from support thought it was possible. I hope they add that (or email forwarding) to the interface, or it will be a pain. –  ChocoDeveloper Nov 18 '12 at 17:32
    
That is exactly what they said, but i have 100+ domains so that's not an option for me...What you could also do if you have a small number of domains is use google apps for business but bear in mind they have a 50 domain limit (or similar) on aliases –  Onitlikesonic Nov 19 '12 at 8:40
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